8 Whoever sows injustice reaps calamity, and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.

Other Translations of Proverbs 22:8

King James Version

8 He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod the rod...: or, with the rod of his anger he shall be consumed of his anger shall fail.

English Standard Version

8 Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity, and the rod of his fury will fail.

The Message

8 Whoever sows sin reaps weeds, and bullying anger sputters into nothing.

New King James Version

8 He who sows iniquity will reap sorrow, And the rod of his anger will fail.

New Living Translation

8 Those who plant injustice will harvest disaster, and their reign of terror will come to an end.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 22:8

Commentary on Proverbs 22:8

(Read Proverbs 22:8)

The power which many abuse, will soon fail them.